VENOM Frontman Out Of Commission After Climbing Accident

VENOM frontman Cronos (aka Conrad Lant) was recently injured in a climbing accident, which has left him with injuries to his neck, muscles and tendons. As a result, the bassist/vocalist will be able to perform only limited functions for what could be several months, thus effectively putting all future band activities on hold. Apparently, doctors ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman Pays Tribute To Late EXODUS Frontman

CELTIC FROST/APOLLYON SUN mainman Tom Fischer (aka Tom Warrior) has issued the following statement as a tribute to the late EXODUS frontman Paul Baloff, who recently passed away after suffering a massive stroke: I knew Paul in person, he made it a point to come to visit us at our hotel in Oakland when we ...

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ELEGY Complete Work On "Principles Of Pain"

Holland's ELEGY have completed work on their ninth studio CD, entitled Principles of Pain, at Madrid's Sonora Studios for an April 29th Japanese release through Maquee Records and a May release through Locomotive Music in the rest of the world. Produced by frontman Ian Parry, the album's full track listing is as follows: 01. Under ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Announce Upcoming Tour, Recording Plans

Britain's reunited THE WILDHEARTS will be embarking on a 10-show UK tour this April. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. According to mainman Ginger, the line-up "seems certain" to consist of Ginger, bassist Danny, guitarist CJ and drummer Stidi. "How better to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of THE WILDHEARTS than with the line-up ...

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EMINENCE Set Title For Upcoming CD

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, have set Humanology as the title of their new album, which is scheduled to be recorded shortly with veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) at the helm. Among the cuts set to appear on the upcoming CD is "Overload". ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Issue Statement Regarding Cancelled Tour

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have issued the following statement regarding the recent cancellation of the group's European tour with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY: As you may or may not be aware (most probably not aware), our participation on the tour we were due to do with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY in March has had ...

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ANVIL To Record New CD In May

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL are scheduled to enter the studio on May 6th to begin recording their brand new CD, titled Still Going Strong, for a late 2002 release. Among the cuts that are tentatively set to appear on the album are "Race Against Time" and "Sativa". As previously reported, ANVIL will be performing at ...

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LOADED Video Posted Online

LOADED, featuring former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan, have posted a video clip for the track "Seattle Head", taken from the group's Dark Days debut, online at this location (file size: 20,541MB ~ 2 hours to download with 56K modem). ...

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MASTERPLAN In Final Recording Stage For Upcoming Debut

MASTERPLAN, featuring former HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Jorn Lande, will start tracking the vocals to their full-length debut today, February 25th, with producer Andy Sneap for a tentative summer release through an as-yet-undetermined label. In a recent interview, posted online at www.helloween.org, Grapow revealed ...

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